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The Test of Time

Are the classic movies of our childhood really as great as we remember them? Hosts Alan Noah and James Brief take a fresh look at our favorite films to see if they still stand The Test of Time.

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Nov 24, 2017

Steve Martin plays a man on a desperate quest to get home to his family, and John Candy plays the travel companion from hell in the quintessential Thanksgiving movie, Planes, Trains and Automobiles. 

Join us as we discuss the movie's missing scene that probably would have been hilarious, how the "two pillows" joke...


Nov 17, 2017

Aliens make first contact in Steven Spielberg's second blockbuster, Close Encounters of the Third Kind.

Give a listen as we discuss what this movie may have in common with Guardians of the Galaxy, the iconic scene that has been referenced by both Weird Al and The Simpsons, and what the different "kinds" of close...


Nov 11, 2017

It's Spaceballs: the podcast episode! 

In 1987, Mel Brooks set his satirical sights on Star Wars (and a lot of other movies) with a farce that features sight gags, puns, and frequent use of the word "schwartz."
 
Live from Nick's Marathon, special guest Dominic Monfre joins us to talk about jokes that are funnier in...


Nov 3, 2017

Cowabunga! It's the big screen debut of Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello, and Raphael in the 1990 movie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
 
Jon Willis of The Wayward Willis podcast joins us to talk about Shredder's poorly thought out plan for world domination, kids who love both the Ninja Turtles and Humphrey Bogart, and...


Oct 27, 2017

Director Wes Craven brought fresh blood to the teen slasher genre in his 1996 movie, Scream.
 
In our annual Halloween episode, we discuss modern meta moments, the old-fashioned name for cell phones, and how this film has twists in the opening *and* closing scenes. (Take that, M. Night Shyamalan!) You may know how to...